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Kansas Chapter announces 2014-15 grants to educators

Kansas Chapter announces 2014-15 grants to educators By Robert F. Sommer The Sierra Club’s Kansas Chapter has announced its 2014-15 teaching grants. Now in its second year, the Sierra Club Environmental Grants for Kansas Primary and Secondary Educators program was uniquely created by
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Sierra Club Petitions KDHE to Address Odor at Large Hog Factories

The following is from a press release issued to Kansas media outlets. The Sierra Club today submitted a petition to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment calling for the Department to initiate a rulemaking process to address odors generated by large swine feeding operations.
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TransCanada Shuts Down Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline, Raising “Suspicions” –

Direct link to article at: TransCanada shut down the southern leg of the Keystone XL (now called the Gulf Coast Pipeline Project) on June 2 for “routine work,” acc
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Kansas Chapter supports the KidWind Challenge

Kansas Chapter supports the KidWind Challenge By Dan Whisler With the increasing development of the wind energy industry and the push to involve students in more STEM-related classroom activities (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), combining the two seems like an ide
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What new EPA regulations could mean for Kansas coal –

Online story at: WICHITA, Kansas — Now that the Environmental Protection Agency is limiting how much carbon pollution coal-burning power plants can create, KSN looked into how the Sunflower Electric coal plant expansion in Holcomb
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